Healthcare ETF Overview

With 46 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Healthcare ETFs gather total assets under management of $52.80B. The average expense ratio is 0.58%. Healthcare ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest Healthcare ETF is the Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund XLV with $15.97B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Healthcare ETF was the LABU at 100.99%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Healthcare space was the iShares Evolved U.S. Healthcare Staples ETF IEHS in 03/21/18.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

PILLDirexion Daily Pharmaceutical & Medical Bull 3X Shares20.38%
LABUDirexion Daily S&P Biotech Bull 3X Shares15.71%
UBIOProShares UltraPro Nasdaq Biotechnology12.74%
CUREDirexion Daily Healthcare Bull 3x Shares11.70%
PTHInvesco DWA Healthcare Momentum ETF9.39%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

LABDDirexion Daily S&P Biotech Bear 3X Shares-15.05%
ZBIOProShares UltraPro Short Nasdaq Biotechnology-12.39%
BISProShares UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology-8.25%
RXDProShares UltraShort Health Care-7.55%
CNCRLoncar Cancer Immunotherapy ETF-4.81%

top creations

IHIiShares U.S. Medical Devices ETF350.68
PSCHInvesco S&P SmallCap Health Care ETF127.36
XHESPDR S&P Health Care Equipment ETF80.31
LABDDirexion Daily S&P Biotech Bear 3X Shares42.04
ARKGARK Genomic Revolution Multi-Sector ETF29.27

top redemptions

XBISPDR S&P BIOTECH ETF-208.34
IBBiShares NASDAQ Biotechnology ETF-197.75
XLVHealth Care Select Sector SPDR Fund-100.43
LABUDirexion Daily S&P Biotech Bull 3X Shares-91.01
IXJiShares Global Healthcare ETF-31.04

AUM WINNERS

SLIMThe Obesity ETF115.29%
XHESPDR S&P Health Care Equipment ETF58.28%
BBCVirtus LifeSci Biotech Clinical Trials ETF34.57%
PSCHInvesco S&P SmallCap Health Care ETF31.44%
KUREKraneShares MSCI All China Health Care Index ETF31.30%

AUM LOSERS

CUREDirexion Daily Healthcare Bull 3x Shares-13.43%
LABUDirexion Daily S&P Biotech Bull 3X Shares-10.20%
ZBIOProShares UltraPro Short Nasdaq Biotechnology-10.08%
RXDProShares UltraShort Health Care-5.18%
BIBProShares Ultra NASDAQ Biotechnology-1.35%

ETF Strategist Corner

Time To Stick With Home Bias

As global economies diverge, U.S. health care equipment and internet technology may offer safety.

Features and News

Top Performing ETF Launches

These new-to-market exchange-traded products launched in 2018 are off to a great start.

Daily ETF Watch

Global X Files For ‘Me Too’ Products

The funds will have unique qualities that differentiate them from existing products.

Features and News

Balchunas On Free ETFs & UFO Sighting

Bloomberg ETF analyst discusses what’s going on with ETFs in 2018.

Features and News

How To Compare Single Factor ETFs

What’s the leading fund for each of the key factors?

Daily ETF Watch

ETF Week: New Bond Fund; Leveraged ETN Debuts

Plus, a look at filings from VanEck and Amplify ETFs.

Daily ETF Watch

2 Niche ETFs Planned

Amplify files for two ETFs with narrow focuses.

ETF Report

 ETF Explainer: XHE

We look at the key turning points for the SPDR S&P Health Care Equipment ETF over the past year.

Features and News

Top Performing Sector ETFs

2018 is seeing a wide variation in sector performance, creating pitfalls and opportunities for active investors.